Compassion & Choices

Compassion and Choices Tackles the Tough Stuff

“How many of you are going to die?” sweetly inquired the ladylike Merla Zellerbach, chair of the Compassion and Choices luncheon, as she warmly welcomed her guests. That friendly and frank opener set the tone for the annual empowerment luncheon at the Westin St. Francis Hotel designed to raise funds and awareness for patients’ rights…

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A Red Cross Family

With so many charity-fundraising events taking place in San Francisco, to many of its citizens, it feels as though the pumping of our country’s benevolent heart lies in the Bay Area. That sentiment was reverberated by the 2014 Red Cross Gala, in Treasure Island. The evening was the culmination of almost a year of events…

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In A League of Her Own

  The list of awards and honors bestowed upon her are countless. She’s a Doctor, a Dame and was even a Baroness. Jane Goodall is best known for her 45-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania; but on her 80th was simply known as “friend.” At…

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You’re nobody till some bunny loves you

  The spirit of spring was in full force, or better yet, hopping all the way through Serge Sorokko’s gallery for Hunt Slonam’s latest show, “Quantum Leap.” The space’s stark-white walls, beamed with a kaleidoscope of colors, as the images of bunnies and butterflies frolicked through the canvases. The theme for this series came to…